The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not for profit company, has over a decade of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.
Indigenous Australians are responsible for managing over 40% of the land in north Australia and have interests in well over 80% of the north. NAILSMA is making a real difference to finding solutions to support them in their work for future generations.
eNews: The first Indigenous-led Australian IUCN Member organisation. NAILSMA is proud to announce that it was recently admitted as a Member organisation of the world’s largest professional global conservation body, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Read more Posted 04/01/2013
Kantri Laif 8 now available. NAILSMA’s flagship publication with articles from Indigenous people, communities and partnering organisations across Australia’s north is now available. Read more Posted 13/12/2013
NAILSMA CEO Departs for Northern Land Council. NAILSMA Chair, Mr Peter Yu has wished departing CEO Joe Morrison success in his new appointment as CEO of the Northern Land Council. Read media release Posted 21/10/2013
Call for dialogue on Indigenous water policy Peter Yu, Chair of NAILSMA, has supported calls for the NT Government to reinstate the Strategic Indigenous Reserve (SIR) water policy. Read media release. Posted 13/06/2013
Indigenous participation in northern development. Professor Patrick Dodson said, ‘there was a critical need to develop a commercial framework that could assist Traditional Owner interests for engagement with investors, development proponents and governments'. Read media release. Posted 22/05/2013
The Information Hub is a great place to discover more about our work in north Australia supporting Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. You will find detailed information about each of our program areas as well as a rich resource of publications, articles, digital story reports and information on north Australian ranger groups. Browse through the site and use the comprehensive search facility to locate your areas of interest.
- Turtle camp opportunity with the li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers - 25th of Sep, 2013
- World Indigenous Network (WIN) Conference 2013 - 26th of May, 2013
- Second Indigenous Experts Forum on Sustainable Economic Development 2013 - 30th of Apr, 2013
- International spotlight on north Australian Indigenous fire management at UN Climate Change Conference in Doha - Dec 2012 - 5th of Dec, 2012